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Herbert Marcuse"s concept of reason

James Patrick Moran

Herbert Marcuse"s concept of reason

by James Patrick Moran

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marcuse, Herbert, -- 1898-1979,
  • Reason.,
  • Reason -- Sociological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Patrick Moran.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 185 leaves.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16364118M
    ISBN 10061218952X

    In "Reason and Revolution," "Eros and Civilization," "One-Dimensional Man," and other notable works, Herbert Marcuse crystallized the essence of counterculture philosophy. In this paper I set out to exegetically work through Marcuse’s dialectically enfolded and historically-materialist concept of “technological rationality” as it is presented in his book, One-Dimensional Man.

    [Chinese Translation] On Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory: A Critical Appreciation of Herbert Marcuse’s Reason and Revolution, Fifty Years Later This article was translated into Chinese and published in Research on Marxist Aesthetics (Shanghai Jiao Tong University). Herbert Marcuse () was born in Berlin and educated at the universities of Berlin and fled Germany in and arrived in the United States in Marcuse taught at Columbia, Harvard, Brandeis, and the University of California, San Diego, where he met Andrew Feenberg and William Leiss as graduate by:

      Peter Thompson: How to believe: Marcuse's optimism, that the alienating effect of commodification could be overcome, greatly influenced the s counterculture.   Herbert marcuse 1. HERBERT MARCUSE(J J) 2. HERBERT MARCUSE• was born in , eldest son of a Berlin merchant.• The Marcuses were Jewish but this was largely a matter of indifference during his childhood, a time of rapid assimilation.• In Marcuse was drafted into the German army.


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One limit of Marcuse’s account is immediately obvious. One-Dimensional Man was written on the eve of the s wave of radical struggles and protests which was to shake the foundations of the dominant system. It is, perhaps, a limit of.

Alan P. Dobson, The concepts of reason and essence in the writings of Herbert Marcuse: With special emphasis on the periodThesis (Ph.D.) - University of Sheffield, Dept. of Politics, One Dimensional Man is a work by Herbert Marcuse, German philosopher of the Frankfurt School (which also belonged Habermas, Horkheimer or Adorno).

It is a militant work that criticizes the modern become of societies in which capitalism and liberal democracy are the major features. "After Virtue" is one of the most widely discussed of all recent books on moral philosophy. It is the culmination of MacIntyre's deep engagement with the history of ethics.

In it he argues that modern ethical theory, as it has developed since the seventeenth century, has been exposed by Friedrich Nietzsche as conceptually. The Political Thought of Herbert Marcuse. The book is thus a revision of his general theory. At the same time, because of other things it contains, it can be seen as a provisional completion of his general theory.

But it is Marcuses cardinal point that the masses in both nations accept their systems. If the Soviet system is totalitarian.

Herbert Marcuse, a man who managed somehow to reconcile revolutionary romanticism and opposition to all that exists with the cushy lifestyle of the high-profile academic, once enthused the spoiled brats of the whole Western world with his turgid prose, Teutonic pedantry, vacuous utopian abstractions, and destructive paradoxes.

All that endures of his. One-Dimensional Man: Studies in the Ideology of Advanced Industrial Society is a book by the philosopher Herbert Marcuse, in which the author offers a wide-ranging critique of both contemporary capitalism and the Communist society of the Soviet Union, documenting the parallel rise of new forms of social repression in both these societies, as well as the decline of Author: Herbert Marcuse.

Marcuse, in fact, is a prophet of semi-romantic anarchism in its most irrational form. he seeks to provide a philosophical basis for a tendency already present in our civilization, which aims at destroying that civiliation from within the for the sake of an apocalypse of the New World of Happiness of which, in the nature of things, no description can be given.

Marcuse’s One-Dimensional Man. Herbert Marcuse rose to fame in the US during the tumultuous time period of the late ’s when civil rights were being contested and the counter-cultural movement was ascendant. A German philosophy professor by trade, he emigrated to the US in in order to the flee the Nazis in Germany.

Marcuse’s Hegel In Herbert Marcuse’s book Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory, Marcuse wants to dispel the notion that the philosophy of G.W.F.

Hegel as “hostile to the tendencies that have led into Fascist theory and practice.”I will focus only on the first introductory sub-chapter in this synopsis, where Marcuse sets up the philosophical &. Herbert Marcuse (/ m ɑːr ˈ k uː z ə /; German: [maɐ̯ˈkuːzə]; J – J ) was a German-American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of Critical in Berlin, Marcuse studied at the Humboldt University of Berlin and then at Freiburg, where he received his PhD.

He was a prominent figure in the Frankfurt Alma mater: University of Freiburg. During the s, Herbert Marcuse was more widely discussed than any other living philosopher. His criticisms of advanced industrial society and defence of radical politics achieved world-wide impact, and he was acclaimed ‘father of the New Left’.

1 Almost alone among contemporary philosophers, Marcuse’s ideas became topics of debate not only in scholarly journals, but in Author: Douglas Kellner. The Concepts of Reason and Essence in the Writings of Herbert Marcuse: With Special Emphasis on the PeriodThesis (Ph.D.) - University of Sheffield, Dept.

of Politics, (copac record search). On Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory: A Critical Appreciation of Herbert Marcuse’s Reason and Revolution, Fifty Years Later Published in Sociological Theory,November (Chinese Translation).

A Study on Authority book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Herbert Marcuse. Rating details 82 ratings 5 reviews This is the first paperback edition of what is now recognized as Marcuses most important collection of writings on philosophy. He analyzes and attacks some of the main intellectual /5.

Stephen Whitfield ▪ Fall Herbert Marcuse in Newton, Massachusetts, (Wikimedia Commons) One-Dimensional Man was published just half a century ago, catapulting a rather obscure professor in his sixties to international fame. In less than five years, overcopies of the book would be sold in the United States alone, with translations extending the.

Marcuse's major idea,and the title of his major book, One Dimensional Man [2] argues that in modern life human aspirations for the greater good are sublimated by the acquisition of false needs that keep the individual addicted to the system and closed within the realm of discourse that supports the status quo.

A Major aspect of this critique dealt with the relation between Author: Joseph Hinman (Metacrock). Over fifty years ago the Marxist philosopher Herbert Marcuse published the book that made his name, One Dimensional Man.

What perplexed Marxist analysts at the time was how one might explain the apparent acquiescence of those whom capitalism exploited in order to extract its profit in an overall process that perpetuated a continued slavery.

You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Marcuse’s critique of Jean Paul Sartre’s Being Essay Sample. Herbert Marcuse’s critique of Sartre in Existentialism: Remarks on Jean-Paul Sartre’sL’Etre et le Neant is based on the claim that Sartre’s method is ontologically impure, in that its account of the nature of consciousness is in fact abstracted from historical factors.The orthodox Marxist-Leninist Robert Steigerwald, in his highly critical Herbert Marcuses ‘dritter Weg’, argues that Marcuse’s early writings constitute a dialogue with Marx from the standpoint of Heideggerian existentialism ‘which has nothing to do’ with genuine Marxism (p.

49) and that ‘Marcuse’s system is through and through.HERBERT MARCUSE, author of several valuable studies such as Reason and Revolution and Eros and Civilization, an unsurpassed guidepost of dialectical criticism, here in his latest study, Soviet Marxism, using what he calls the method of “immanent critique” is compelled to take a path opposite from the one proposed above.